Hands on with the Virata VRT1.8 Rose Gold

February 15, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

This is not our first hands on review of Virata watches; Patrick did a nice hands on review of their first line of VRT1 watches which you can read here. Their first roll out were models VRT1.1 through VRT1.6.  After their success with those first models Virata has come out with two new models, the VRT1.7 (in carbon fiber)…



Virata vrooms into our lives with a racing-inspired look, nice price

April 13, 2016 . by John Biggs

Virata, the little watch company from Ohio, just sent me a prototype of their latest piece and I have to say I’m impressed. When I first wrote about the pieces I had just spoken to their creator, a dude named Patrick Wacks from Canton, Ohio. Wacks was inspired by Formula 1 racers and decided to test his engineering mettle by becoming a watchmaker. He succeeded.



Virata watches rev in from the heartland

March 29, 2016 . by John Biggs

Virata watches, created by an engineer named Patrick in Canton, Ohio, are styled after the race cars he loves. Designed to look as aerodynamic as a Formula 1 bruiser or a modern muscle car, Patrick is hoping his automatic pieces strike a chord for the modern watch lover.